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Need motivation and courage!!

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I am terrible at running. I used to frequent the gym and built up to running for 15 mins at a slow 9km/hour. However I got too busy and had to quit the gym. I just got back from a trip to Croatia - where my partner spent half his time in a conference and so...

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I love this question, because I think that we have all been there at one time or another. Its part of the transformation in the process. Kind of like people who come to me and ask about how to clean their running shoes or when they try them on the first thi...

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reps

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I'm guessing its the first team with 20,000 in every item on the list wins? not just say one item at a time

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I figured thanks this will be fun

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Autumn favourates?

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with the seasons changing and getting colder what are some of your Autumn favs to cook and share with family and friends? Mine is soups, and stews... chicken and carrot soup is one im currently making. Also trying my hand at pulled beef (takes up to 5 hou...

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I think for my house hold its similar to what you are all are saying. I love to make baked squash. Taco soup is a crowd favorite in my family. I discovered a reciepe in a 1950's cookbook for zuchini hotdish I get asked for this all the time. 

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First day on the Road in a longtime!

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It works.....I put my running shoes right where I'd "step into them" when getting out of bed this morning....just do it, get your kit on and get out the front door, 10minutes one way, 10minutes back, it goes quicker than you think.  Let us know if you do it...

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I agree I think its a challenge. When I first started running I felt like I was tearing it up if I could go 2,3+ miles in one go. I realized in the last year are so, it kind of created another problem. My running buddy and I talked about how if we did not g...

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What are the exercises that cause your "I can't do this" ...

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For me, the two exercises in which I say "I can't do this" the most is during running and push-ups.  For running it's because I get winded easily and simultaneously feel subconscious about turning bright red in the face and with push-ups I feel almost scare...

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I think for me in the beginning it was the distances in running. I always wanted to be that person that runs mountain trails and double digit milage. But in the back of my mind I had my doubts. I was very lucky to start training with my sons xc coach. She h...

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Maria K. Weight Loss Diary

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Well, I just started yesterday and my starting weight is 189lbs :S I am 5'3" and my goal weight is 120-125lbs. I started yesterday by cutting sugar out of my diet (except for the little bit in my coffee creamer for my one cup in the morning) and I started...

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I totally understand you on this.. 5 months ago I was 160. I was going to school and working so much that I didnt take care of myself.. keeping a 4.0 gpa & taking on extra hours at work put a lot of stress on me.. I'm now 200 lbs and I'm only 5'1"..  keep u...

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Reasons to take a bath.

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Many people take baths for lots of different reasons. The main reason I take a bath is to relax! I have loads of different soaps and oils and bath bombs to help aid the relaxation of my mind and body. Whats your reason for taking a bath??

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I only take baths when I have a lot of tightness in the muscles or I am really cold. The best time for me is after a winter run its the only way I can get my core temp up again. Other than that I hate baths I know they are meant to be relaxing, bu...

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How to get better GPS tracking accuracy from TS app?

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As experienced lately, I realised that the distance tracked by the app was quite far off from the guided distance marker at the jogging tracks I frequent to (and by my average timing, it definitely feels quite different too!). I would think the problem lies...

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I have a TomTom multisport and it is also very accurate.    But we're not really helping are we?  

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How to reduce body fat, just a little.

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Hi everyone, I'm just wanting to tone up a little bit, I don't really care if you can see my abbs or what not, and I'm looking for the best changes to make to my diet, as I already work out plenty just don't think enough about what to eat. To start off I did...

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Try eating a large breakfast, moderate lunch and smaller dinner. I never used to eat breakfast, and always had a small lunch and large dinner. Once I forced myself into eating the large breakfast etc., I started loosing body fat. I also feel way more satisf...

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Batería para Dell Inspiron 1720

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Al seleccionar un ordenador portátil, debe considerar varios factores que incluyen diseño, procesador, tamaño de la pantalla, teclado, memoria, conectividad y compatibilidad y duración de la batería más esencialmente. La batería del ordenador portátil de De...

Batería para HP EliteBook 8440p

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Si han tenido una HP studio durante más de dos años, probablemente ha tenido dificultades con el poder. El problema con el poder puede ser debido a muchos factores, incluyendo los enumerados a continuación. Batería del ordenador portátil HP EliteBook 844...

How to get there soft and slow?

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Hey guys! I have never ever made it to touch my toes with legs straight. I really got troubles with it. I tried to practise this before but it always just hurt too much! :( Right now I can only reach just beyond my knees. Do you have any advices or exerc...

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Try other stretches that will stretch your hamstrings as well. Just try typing "hamstring" "leg" "yoga" and "stretch" into the search box and you'll find lots of stuff. I'm currently working on: http://tribesports.com/challenges/extended-hand-to-big-toe-pos...

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Signed up for any fall marathons

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Just wondering if anyone has signed up for fall marathons. I was hoping to but came down with a gout flare up so had to rest for a couple weeks, looks like I'll only be doing a 10k or half marathon this year.

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I here you, I was going to get in a half at the end of September, but my son is running a huge meet in Missoula that weekend and instead of coming back to do it the next day. We have decided to take the extra day and run some trails we never have before and...

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Inch Loss Tribees!! Any progress reports?

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Hi all, I've not been hugely active on TS for a while due to sickness in the family and a back problem, so I've not been checking in anywhere that intently. Has anyone got any updates surrounding their own inch loss goals?  

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Hi there Inch Loss Tribees @mamatthejjb@vanessaandphil@sempera@babygirl93086@sarajanina ****@alex45674 you have recently posted, with some great progress. Way to go girly!**** Anyone in for posting their measurement updates this month? Also if any othe...

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What after bath creams do people recommend??

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I much rather have a path than a shower, as you may already know. But I have rather dry skin and the hear of a bath can sometimes make this worse. I use AVEENO® Daily Moisturising Lotion as it has oatmeal extracts which is said do be good, along with dove b...

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I swear by Body Shop Body Butters, they are pricey but you only need a little bit so last ages.  I have loads of the flavours but my favourite is the peach one.

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What is the recommended maximum amount of sleep you shoul...

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I definitely sleep 6+ hours each night, but too much sleep makes me feel groggy!

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7.5 - 9 hours for adults, more for children per http://www.helpguide.org/life/sleeping.htm might be the ideal but theory and practice just might differ ??

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New to the Beach Running Tribe? Start here!

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Welcome to the Beach Running Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Beach Running' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a quick post here to introduce yourself to your fell...

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I love running in the great outdoors, but there is always something atmospheric and powerful about running on a beach, alongside the crashing waves. summer or winter, busy or quiet, there is always something different to see. a great workout too. i dont do...

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New to the Middle Distance (1/2 Ironman) Triathlons Tribe...

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Welcome to the Middle Distance (1/2 Ironman) Triathlons Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Middle Distance (1/2 Ironman) Triathlons' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not ad...

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hi I have done a couple of Sprint and Olympic distances using my local swimming pool, indoor spinning cycle and running the great outdoors. I think that this 1/2IM is just what i am looking for as a target for my winter training this year

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Chased by dogs?

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I haven't seen any entries about being chased or charged by dogs. So, being a dog person, (flyball, agility, fostering, JRT trials, therapy dog) I thought I'd let people know what works for me and invite people to tell us what they do in this situation. ...

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i must admit, most dog encounters i have had have always been friendly encounters. It is very difficult and annoying to stop when you are running, and normally dogs give up the chase quite quickly or the owner calls them back. From my experiences, most dog...

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New to the Road Running Newbies Tribe? Start here!

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Welcome to the Road Running Newbies Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Road Running Newbies' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a quick post here to introduce yoursel...

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I really am not a newbie runner, but i have joined this Tribe because i like to help others achieve their goals and can hopefully pass on some running knowledge gained in the past couple of years.  

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